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Silver City Democrat says abortion is about women choosing to get pregnant
SILVER CITY, N.M. (KRQE) - A southern New Mexico Democratic lawmaker from Silver City was met with applause and jeers after blaming women seeking an abortion for getting pregnant in the first place.
Silver City Ranger District makes Big Burro Mountain Motor Vehicle Use Map available
Silver City, NM, March 21, 2019, For Immediate Release— The Gila National Forest, Forest Supervisor signed the Record of Decision for the Big Burro Road Decommissioning Project on December 1, 2018. As a result of this decision there have been changes to the motorized trails use in the Big Burros Mou
Double Duty: Teachers make impact in classroom, military duty
During the school week, Jessica Hoffman teaches math to sixth-graders, while Adrian Acosta coaches baseball and teaches. However, when the two aren’t making an impact on students, they are off making a difference for their state and country, on military duty with their fellow soldiers.
Legislature sends more than $5M to county
In the wake of this year’s 60-day legislative session, one of many bills awaiting Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s signature is Senate Bill 280. Municipalities, school districts and other local governments around the state — including those in Grant County — have to wait until then to finally find out
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Volunteer Reaches 4500 Hours of Service
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument volunteer Joan Cox reached a total of 4500 service hours at the park on February 28, 2019. Cox has been a volunteer at the monument for five years.
County to suspend rentals at Bataan Park
Gila Regional Medical Center is out of the central dispatch joint powers agreement, but the hospital is committed to being involved in the agency anyway, the Grant County Board of Commissioners learned at their regular meeting Thursday.
Police insist discovery of bodies in Norther New Mexico not suspicious
In early February, the Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home near Dulce, a rural town in the Jicarilla Apache Nation in far Northern New Mexico, where family members checking on a young man and woman had found them dead.
Unique sighting in northern New Mexico going viral on social media
CIMMARON, N.M. (KRQE) - A rare sight caught on camera in Cimmaron is getting a lot of attention on social media. A photo of a bear surrounded by elk has been viewed and shared thousands of times since it was posted on Monday.
Rio Rancho student wins 2019 New Mexico Spelling Bee
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Hard work and long hours of studying paid off for 14-year-old Eliana Juarez, who took first place in the 2019 Albuquerque Journal New Mexico Spelling Bee.
New Early Childhood Dept. to unify state services
New Mexico’s newest Cabinet-level department, the Early Childhood Education and Care Department is only a signature away from reality. While Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham rallied support for Senate Bill 22, which will create the new department — and an unsuccessful corresponding effort to fund early c
New Mexico Unemployment Rate 5.1 Percent
New Mexico’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in February 2019, unchanged from the rates in January 2019 and February 2018. The national unemployment rate in February 2019 was 3.8 percent, down from 4.0 percent in January and down from 4.1 percent in February 2018.
Holloman AFB representatives visit Silver City 031919
On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Holloman Air Force Base Commander Col. Joe Campo and Chief Master Sgt. Sarah M. Esparza, Command Chief, visited Silver City, along with a contingent of other staff members and Alamogordo residents, including the Chamber of Commerce Executive Director GB Oliver and Sen. Bi
Grant County Commission hears presentations at its work session 031919, part 1
[Editor's Note: This is the first of a multi-part series of articles on the Grant County Commission work session of March 19, 2019.]. After a slight change in the order of the work session agenda to place the Census Committee update at the top of the presentation, commissioners heard county reports
Martinez, Ramos recap session at forum
Lt. Gov. Howie Morales, state Sen. Gabriel Ramos and state Rep. Rudy Martinez talked about what happened during this year’s 60-day legislative session and answered questions from audience members during a forum Thursday night at Western New Mexico University’s Miller Library.
Monica Rizzio at the Buckhorn as part of MRAC's folk series
SILVER CITY, NM – The Mimbres Region Arts Council, in conjunction with premier sponsor Cissy McAndrew/United County Mimbres Realty, lodging sponsor Holiday Inn Express, and Gila Mimbres Community Radio, announces the third concert for the 2018-19 Indie Folk Series. Monica Rizzio takes the stage Satu